Christian Ludwig is currently substitute professor for Teaching English as a Foreign Language at the University of Bielefeld, Germany. His teaching and research interests include enhancing learner autonomy in the EFL classroom as well as computer-assisted language learning. His main focus of research lies in the reconstruction of gender and other identities in contemporary young adult dystopias and South African literature. Since 2015 he has been the coordinator of the IATEFL Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group and external consultant for Cornelsen Publishing. He has been visiting scholar at, among others, universities in South Africa, Japan, and Belgium.